Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Dendrocincla (4 species, 6 worldwide)


Plain-brown Woodcreeper
Plain-brown Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla fuliginosa ridgwayi)
San Jeronimo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Often common. Note dark malar stripe. Often with ant swarms.

Ruddy Woodcreeper
Ruddy Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla homochroa homochroa)
Belize  
   
Photograph by George Scott Photography   © All Rights Reserved.

Note small size, uniform color, and whiskers around the bill. Often with ant swarms.

White-chinned Woodcreeper
White-chinned Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla merula)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note blue eyes. Similar to [Plain-brown Woodcreeper], but face more uniform. Secretive inside 'tierra firma' forest, and virtually always with ant swarms.

Tyrannine Woodcreeper
Tyrannine Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla tyrannina)
ProAves Dusky Starfrontlet Reserve, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found from 2500m. to 3500m.


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